[ dis-seyv ]

verb (used without object),dis·saved, dis·sav·ing.
  1. to withdraw or spend savings, especially to meet increased living expenses.

  2. to save little or nothing or to go into debt, especially because of increased spending or inflation.

Origin of dissave

First recorded in 1935–40; dis-1 + save1

Other words from dissave

  • dis·sav·er, noun

Words Nearby dissave

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